2nd ed. 2015, XIII, 662 p. 501 illus., 409 illus. in color.
Springer eBooks may be purchased by end-customers only and are sold without copy protection (DRM free). Instead, all eBooks include personalized watermarks. This means you can read the Springer eBooks across numerous devices such as Laptops, eReaders, and tablets.
You can pay for Springer eBooks with Visa, Mastercard, American Express or Paypal.
After the purchase you can directly download the eBook file or read it online in our Springer eBook Reader. Furthermore your eBook will be stored in your MySpringer account. So you can always re-download your eBooks.
digitally watermarked, no DRM
The eBook version of this title will be available soon
Provides state-of-the-art knowledge required by geoscientists seeking a career in the petroleum industry
Written by authors with many years of professional experience
A valuable primer for tackling much more specialized, in-depth information and issues related to exploration and recovery of oil and gas
New chapters added and others expanded on geophysical methods in general and electromagnetic exploration methods in particular
This comprehensive textbook presents an overview of petroleum geoscience for geologists active in the petroleum industry, while also offering a useful guide for students interested in environmental geology, engineering geology and other aspects of sedimentary geology. In this second edition, new chapters have been added and others expanded, covering geophysical methods in general and electromagnetic exploration methods in particular, as well as reservoir modeling and production, unconventional resources and practical petroleum exploration.
Content Level »Graduate
Keywords »Exploration Geophysics - North Sea - Petroleum Production - Petroluem Geology
Introduction to Petroleum Geology.- Introduction to Sedimentology.- Sedimentary Geochemistry.- Sandstones and Sandstone Reservoirs.- Carbonate Sediments.- Mudrocks, Shales, Silica Deposits and Evaporites.- Stratigraphy.- Sequence Stratigraphy, Seismic Stratigraphy.- Heat Transport in Sedimentary Basins.- Subsurface Water and Fluid Flow in Sedimentary Basins.- Introduction to Geomechanics: Stress and Strain in Sedimentary Basins.- The Structure and Hydrocarbon Traps of Sedimentary Basins.- Compaction of Sedimentary Rocks Including Shales, Sandstones and Carbonates.- Source Rocks and Petroleum Geochemistry.- Petroleum Migration.- Well Logging: Principles, Applications and Uncertainties.- Seismic Exploration.- Explorational Rock Physics – The Link Between Geological Processes and Geophysical Observables.- 4D Seismic.- Interpretation of Marine CSEM - and Marine MT Data for Hydrocarbon Prospecting.- Production Geology.- Introduction to Reservoir Modelling.- Unconventional Hydrocarbons. Oil Shales, Heavy Oil, Tar Sand, Shale Gas, Shale Oil and Gas Hydrates.- Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS).- Geology of the Norwegian Continental Shelf.- Exploration Strategy.
Distribution rights for India: Researchco Book Centre, New Delhi, India